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W. lacrosse’s win over Amherst pushes win streak to five games

W. lacrosse’s win over Amherst pushes win streak to five games

After being down 2-0 early in their game against Amherst College on Saturday, Colby Women’s Lacrosse dominated the final 40 minutes to win 8-3, continuing their five-game win streak. Victories against Connecticut College (19-11), Wellesley (19-4), Wesleyan (12-6), and the University of New England (19-4) had made the Mules the 19th ranked NCAA Division III lacrosse team in the nation. […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Sports
Crew looks to future after poor performances at Worcester regatta

Crew looks to future after poor performances at Worcester regatta

Over the weekend the women’s and men’s crew teams had  a rough showing at the regatta in Worcester, MA. The men’s team finished third out of five boats with a time of 6:13.42. They also had two other boats compete on Saturday, with the second placing fourth out of four with a time of 6:28.63, while the third finished third […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Sports
Colby sweeps 5,000 meter race at track and field meet

Colby sweeps 5,000 meter race at track and field meet

Colby Track and Field took a small squad to Brunswick, Maine to compete in the Bowdoin Invitational, but that didn’t stop the Mules from putting on a strong performance as the women’s team took third and the men’s team took fourth. In just about everything Colby competed in, the Mules did exceedingly well, winning multiple events, and placing high in […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Any disappointment from the fall season quickly vanished this weekend, when the Colby Men’s Rugby (CRFC) won the Plattsburg Food Bank Seven’s tournament, which secured the team a spot in the national tournament in June. The national tournament will be hosted in Philadelphia on June 4, where CRFC will be one of eight teams to compete for the championship. For […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with rugby’s Ella Maddi ’19 to discuss pregame music, world domination, and long car rides. Echo: What’s your pregame music? Ella Maddi: Galway Girl and various covers of Galway Girl. Echo: What’s your spirit animal? EM: Octopus because they don’t have a brain but they’re still really good problem solvers […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Sports
A superfan’s extensive recap of March Madness

A superfan’s extensive recap of March Madness

March Madness is known for its mayhem and unpredictability, but the first round of the 2017 tournament proved to be an exception. All teams seeded one through four advanced for the fifth time ever, and the first time in the last ten years. The 5/12 matchup is always a hot bed for upset picks, and although Princeton and UNC-Wilmington put […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

In an email sent to the Colby community on March 15 by Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer, it was announced that Tim Wheaton will resign as the Harold Alfond Director of Athletics after just two years. According to Kletzer’s email, “family needs” were the reason for Wheaton’s departure. Wheaton has a wife and three children, one of whom […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Men’s lacrosse struggles to find rhythm in early season losses

Men’s lacrosse struggles to find rhythm in early season losses

After the tragic death of Coach Jack Sandler last year, Colby Men’s Lacrosse has struggled to get back into form with three different coaches in the past three seasons. After a year with an interim head coach, Coach Guy Van Arsdale is trying to get Colby Lacrosse back on the map. The task is proving difficult as Colby sits at […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Sports
Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Despite traveling to Florida for the week, Colby baseball didn’t spend the time off in a traditional spring break fashion: the 29-member team played ten games in six days while down in Ft. Myers, Florida. Their first test came against St. Lawrence, and resulted in victory to boost confidence going into the season. The Mules beat the Saints 15-9, a […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Sports
Softball splits weekend after snapping four-game losing streak

Softball splits weekend after snapping four-game losing streak

After heading down to Clermont, Florida over spring break, the women’s softball team broke a four-game losing streak last Friday against Husson before falling to the same team the next day. Over the break, the Mules played an impressive 10 games in just six days. The team had mixed results over this break, ending up 4-6. In the first game […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports